How do I navigate the Hosting file manager?

The file manager allows you to post files and folders to your hosting package to publish online.

This article will explain how to find and navigate around the Hosting package File Manager. The file manager is used to manage and organise the files you upload to your hosting package.

To access the File Manager:

If purchased after July 2020

Step 1 of 4

Start by logging in to your Control Panel and scroll down to ‘Web Hosting’. From there, select ‘Manage’.

Manage Web Hosting

Step 2 of 4

On the next page, select ‘Manage’ for the account you wish to use.

Web Hosting Manage

Step 3 of 4

Select the three-dot icon for the package you want to edit. From there, choose ‘Settings’ from the drop-down menu that appears.

cPanel Admin

Step 4 of 4

Select File Manager in the account dashboard.

If purchased before July 2020

Step 1 of 3

Login to your 123 Reg control panel.

Step 2 of 3

Scroll down to the Web Hosting section and click the Manage button.


Step 3 of 3

Scroll down to the Files section and click the File Manager button.

The File Manager displays your files based upon the folder structure they are in. The folder structure is collapsible, allowing you to organize your files and folders exactly how you want to. There are is also a toolbar at the top of the page which controls all of the actions you can carry out within the file manager.

If you prefer, use the drop down menu next to the toolbar to change the display from just icons:

…to icons and text:

Some of the most useful icons to note are:

  • Home – This takes you back to the top of your file path.
  • Go Back – This takes you back a step within your file path.
  • Go Forward – This takes you forward a shot within your file path.
  • Select All – This selects all the files in the current window.
  • Select None – This deselects all files.